Man tells police he was cyclist who broke Lincoln boy’s leg

A cyclist who crashed into a young boy leaving him with a broken leg has told Lincolnshire Police officers that he was the man involved in the collision.

As previously reported, the eight-year-old boy was walking out of a front gate on Cannon Street at around 7.50pm on Thursday, March 17, when a male cyclist who was riding on the pavement hit him.

He allegedly did not stop and was seen to ride off towards the city centre.

The boy was taken to hospital and suffered a broken leg.

Police said that the cyclist may not have realised that the boy was injured and appealed for him to get in touch.

Now, the cyclist has attended Lincoln police station and the officer investigating the crash will interview him in due course.

Anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet contacted Lincolnshire Police should call 101, quoting incident 376 of March 17.